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Ham Radio Basics--W6LG Makes A Dummy Load From Christmas Lights, Dummy L...

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: Would you like to keep the "Christmas Spirit" alive in your shack all year and have an antenna and a RF Dummy Load at the same time?  You can if you follow this idea from Jim (W6LG).  In this well-produced, easy to understand video, Jim shows us two ways that Christmas Tree lights can act as part of an antenna and also function as a RF Dummy Load for in shack testing and experiments. A thoroughly "enlightening" (forgive the pun) experience. For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio news and information, please visit these websites: (a weekly podcast which is updated each Friday afternoon). http://www.southgatearc.